The PPE program is hosting a talk by Peter Rosendorff (Political Science, NYU) on October 2nd from 6P to 7:30P; Economic Transparency and Political (in)Stability; This talk will be held in Hanes Hall, Room 130. (see link for more information) … Continued
Raymond H. Dawson passed away on June 2, 2019. North Carolinians have benefited immensely from Professor Dawson’s contributions to our department, UNC, and the entire UNC System. He started his graduate work in Chapel Hill in 1955, and joined the … Continued
Political Science Department Commencement Ceremony is this Sunday, May 12th at 1PM in Memorial Hall! Congrats Grads!!!!! We are so proud of you!!!! ? ???
Dear Polisci Friends and Community, The UNC Campus has recently encountered several anti-Semitic incidents occurring on campus. This includes the distribution of anti-Semitic flyers in Davis Library and in Hamilton Hall, and a particularly troubling incident that occurred in a … Continued
Dear Friends and Alumni, On behalf of the Department of Political Science, it is my pleasure to send warm greetings and share with you an update on a tremendous year here at UNC. After serving as Chair for a little … Continued
October 1, 2018 A decisive majority of the faculty in the department of political science support the statement of the Council of Chairs in the College of Arts and Sciences adopted on August 27, 2018 and strongly oppose the return … Continued
If this seems all too predictable, you should know this, too: many North Carolina officers and police departments do not stop and search black drivers at higher rates than whites. That, it turns out, is the most significant observation in Suspect Citizens, a … Continued
At the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Political Methodology, 2018 UNC PhD Kelsey Shoub, now a post-doctoral fellow at The University of Virginia, won the award for the best applied methods poster, from over 100 presenters. Her presentation, “How Changing … Continued
On June 28, 2018, the US Supreme Court denied requests by two death row inmates from Mississippi to have their cases heard. Justice Stephen Breyer dissented from these decisions, citing a recent work by Prof. Frank Baumgartner along with UNC … Continued
Congratulations to Sarah Treul Roberts who has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Honors Carolina’s Manekin Award for Teaching Excellence. This award is given annually to a member of the UNC faculty nominated by Honors Carolina students.